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 Pelee Passage, ON    
Lighthouse accessible by car and a short, easy walk.
Description: A sign on the Pelee Passage Lighthouse gives the following brief history of the tower's service:
Served as the main navigational aid for the Great Lakes Mariners using the Lake Erie Pelee Passage from 1902 to 1975. The lighthouse was re-erected by Dean Construction Co., Ltd. on the present site as a gift to the City of Windsor in honour of its founder Americo Dean in the year 1980.

The Pelee Passage Lighthouse, which stood offshore to mark the passage between Point Pelee, the southernmost point in mainland Canada, and Lake Erie's Pelee Island, was replaced in 1975 with a modern tower.


Information on Pelee Passage Lighthouse
History Light Characteristics Focal Height Nominal Range Description/Height of tower above ground
Erected in 1902, deactivated 1975, re-erected in 1980. Inactive Inactive Inactive White conical tower, red lantern. 18 m.

Location: Located on the grounds of Lakeview Park Marina in Windsor.
Latitude: 42.33934
Longitude: -82.93089

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Travel Instructions: From the Detroit/Windsor Tunnel follow Riverside Drive east along the Detroit River for 9.8 km (6.1 miles) and you will find the Pelee Passage Lighthouse at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Riverdale Avenue.

The lighthouse is owned by the City of Windsor. Grounds open, tower closed.

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